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The series will air weekly on ITV Wales from 27th April 2020 at 8.30pm before airing nationally from July 2020. Presenter Sean Fletcher (Good Morning Britain, Countryfile) will be our host exploring the wonders of our magnificent Welsh coastline.
Given the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are urging all of our visitors to enjoy the series from the comfort of your home.
We’ve put together a collection of walks following in Sean’s footsteps. Why not bookmark them for later and really enjoy the freedom that the coast path offers when the time is right. But for now, sit back, relax and share the wonders of the coast path with us!
(dates are subject to change)
Episode 1 North Wales - 27th April 2020
Sean hunts for rare natterjack toads at Talacre beach and explores the Bronze Age Mine on the Great Orme, one of the iconic landmarks along the North Wales coast.
Episode 2: Llyn Peninsula - 4th May 2020
Sean learns about the inspirational story of a local surfer Llewelyn Williams in Porth Neigwl (Hell’s Mouth) who tragically lost his leg after being hit by a car ride. He also chats with Hannah Engelkamp who walked the path with her donkey Chicco.
Episode 3: Cardigan Bay - 11th May 2020
Join Sean in one of Wales’ picturesque seaside town New Quay to learn about the area’s thriving local dolphin population, one of the largest in Europe and step back in time to discover the area’s ancient sunken forest at Borth.
Episode 4: Pembrokeshire - 25th May 2020
Sean joins members from the Pembrokeshire Blind Society as they walk the path to Broad Haven. He also meets a family who are living off the grid in one of the most beautiful areas along the path.
Episode 5: The Gower - 1st June 2020
Sean learns how enjoying coastal activities have benefitted a community-based project helping those with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and asylum seekers. He also traverses the iconic rock formation jutting out to sea, Worms Head in Rhossili.
Episode 6: South Wales - 8th June 2020
Join Sean on a horseback adventure with Welsh opera singer Shan Cothi riding across the Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes. He also learns about the last remaining Black Rock Lave Fishermen who are keeping their ancient fishing traditions alive in the Severn Estuary.
You can catch up on each episode after it's aired at ITV.com/walesprogrammes and search for Wonders of the Coast Path.
The series will be aired in the UK in July 2020 and will be available on the ITV Hub (only available in the UK).
If you are outside of the UK, the series will be accessible worldwide on the ITV Hub Plus service to anyone with a subscription.
Tag and share your favourite moments of the series on social media using the hashtag #WondersOfTheCoastPath
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